Microsoft and Canon Develop Color Management System for Vista

    September 14, 2005
    Chris Crum

Microsoft and Canon have been working together to develop a new color management system for Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Vista operating system.

The companies say that the new Windows Color System will enable greater fidelity and predictability of color throughout the operating system, including better screen-to-print matching, overall color appearance, and spport for highter fidelity printing.

“Devices such as digital cameras, color printers, high-definition displays and cell phones all have made the use of color pervasive across many walks of life,” said Will Poole, senior vice president of Windows Client Business at Microsoft.

Microsoft and Canon are hard at work on expanding other technologies as welll, including native support for Canon RAW images, products utilizing connectivity innovations based on XML Web services, and offerings using the XML Paper Specification.

Chris is a staff writer for WebProNews. Visit WebProNews for the latest ebusiness news.